Posts tagged "Barack Obama"

Brett Favre's wife announces she's qualified to start as Green Bay Packers' quarterback

This arrived, like so much other stuff, anonymously in my email in-box, without author attribution. In a news conference Deanna Favre announced she will be the starting QB for the Packers next season. Deanna asserts that she is qualified to be the starting QB because she has spent the past 16 years married to Brett... Read more »

Putin's Russia poised to overrun Ukraine; thanks, Obama

I told you so in my Tribune column just four days ago: President Barack Obama’s limp foreign policy, his “leading from behind,” and his failure to project American power and influence to areas of our strategic importance has been a virtual invitation to Russian Premier Vladimir Putin to intervene in Ukraine’s unstable political situation and... Read more »

Dick Durbin also promised that you could keep your health insurance under Obamacare

President Barack Obama isn’t the only politician who falsely promised that Americans could keep their health insurance under Obamacare. Illinois’ very own Dick Durbin, the second most powerful Democrat in the U.S. Senate, adamantly and without qualification made the same promise in 2009 when the Affordable Care Act was being debated in the Senate. Durbin... Read more »

Durbin also promised that you could keep your health insurance under Obamacare

Barack Obama, can't you shut up for just a minute

Karmel Allison, pregnant and diabetic, nearly faints as he goes on and on about how much he cares about people’s health Having done some public relations in my career, I’ve never understood the compulsion to have a bunch of people standing behind whoever is speaking at the podium. I’ve always thought that it was an ego... Read more »

Must read: The comings and goings of Obama’s pal Eric Whitaker

If you don’t know who Eric Whitaker is (or if you do and don’t care), you should read this fine piece of reporting by Carol Felsenthal in I won’t try to summarize it here because there is so much interesting detail. Whether you like or dislike President Barack Obama, this is one of the most... Read more »

MSNBC's stupid response to Obama's Nixon-like scandals

Only MSNBC, the Fox News of the left, could post such a laughable response to Obama’s hat-trick of growing scandals. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Biden says Obama can lose the election

Items from emails that Obama sends to scare supporters into donating. Uh oh. Vice President Joe Bidden is warning Obamaphiles that their re-election is in danger because the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan campaign is raising more money. Biden said: The pundits and talking heads are talking about how badly we’re being outraised by the other side.... Read more »

'The Chicago Way is bankrupting America'

Here is an interesting perspective on the consequences of electing a creature of Illinois political hackdom–Barack Obama–as president.

A case for Barack Obama's impeachment

It was made by Jeffrey T. Kuhner, a Washington Times columnist and president of the Edmund Burke Institute, a conservative Washington-based think tank. Kuhner presents an impressive list of horribles, but I’m not sure any of them rise to the level of impeachment. As much as I agree with many of Kuhner’s criticisms. In fact,... Read more »
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